Recent Northern Michigan Outdoors Articles

Photos of the Month: 8 Dramatic Northern Michigan Waterscapes

March in Northern Michigan brought winter's final flurries, vibrant skies and early signs of spring. Here are 8 of our favorite photos from the...

Cruise Michigan’s U.S. 2 for Surreal Sand Dunes & Scenic Stops

PAID CONTENT Sparkling white sand dunes roll into crystal-clear turquoise waters along the section of US-2 that stretches from St. Ignace to...

North Stars: How Josephine Roberts is Protecting Walloon Lake & the World

Josephine Roberts is helping to preserve Walloon Lake—and the world—through her work at Adventure Scientists. This article first appeared in...

Please Eat the Flowers: Try These 5 Simple Recipes with Wild Violets

Pick violets in the northern woods and create edible treats. Includes recipes and the science of the violet.

Photos of the Month: The Final Whispers of Winter

February brought the last of winter ice and the return of colorful sunsets and beautiful blue-sky days. Here, 10 of our favorite photos from the...


Outdoor Adventures Up North

Your Guide to Ludington State Park

Explore Leelanau Peninsula by Kayak!

Visit Maple Bay Natural Area Year-Round

Where to find Spring Wildflowers Across Northern Michigan

3 Waterfalls to Explore in the Upper Peninsula

Scenic Cycling Trip Through Ludington

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Northern Michigan Camping & Fishing

Coastal Camping on Lake Michigan & Beyond

Epic Muskie Fishing in the Upper Peninsula

Northern Michigan Biking and Hiking

Mountain Biking on Traverse City Trails

Epic One-Day Hike in Jordan Valley Pathway

Northern Michigan Beaches & Paddling

Traverse City Beaches...Find Your Spot!

Nature & Preservation

The Roots of David Milarch, Archangel Ancient Tree Saver

Northern Michigan Golf, Sports & Races

Top Ten Most Interesting Golf Holes

The Unforgettable 30th Iceman Cometh

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Getting to Northern Michigan